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Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

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Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Weekly Report: 6 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 17, 2020 bringing the total to 393. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

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Press Release of September 24, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19: FREE Testing - Week of September 28, 2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO FIGHT THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19

 

UMass Memorial Healthcare is offering FREE COVID-19 community testing the week of September 28, 2020.  

Below, please find the testing sites in Worcester:

 

  • Monday, Septe...
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STOP THE SPREAD Board of Health
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Updated Restaurant Guidance - Effective September 28, 2020

On September 22, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced revised safety standards for restaurants which will take effect on Monday, September 28, 2020. Restaurants remain subject to the previously issued, August 11, 2020 Safety Standards until the...

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Workplace Safety Standards for Restaurants Board of Health
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) would like to hear from communities in an effort to better assist residents through the COVID-19 crisis. By taking this survey, you can help identify new solutions to community problems while providing ...

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Board of Health
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

To be held in the Senior Center Parking lot located on 98 Maple Avenue. 

The market will run every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - for folks over 60 years of age and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the general public. ALL ARE WEL...

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Farmers Market Flier 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

Read on...

Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Board of Health
Posted on: September 14, 2020

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY - October 3, 2020

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TOWN CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful hosts the annual Town Clean Up day and works with local groups to do smaller clean ups. 

We provide the bags, you provide the people power. Together we can Keep Shrewsbury Beautif...

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Board of Health
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Governor Baker Proclaims September to be Emergency Preparedness Month in Massachusetts

During September, MEMA and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will share information on their respective social media accounts about emergency preparedness topics including emergency planning, building an emergency kit, preparing for disasters,...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 09-01-20 Board of Health
Posted on: August 28, 2020

COVID-19: Traveler update from MEMA

Effective 12:01 am, August 29, 2020, CO, DE, PA and WV are removed from the higher risk state list for MA’s travel order due to decreases in these states’ positive test rates and cases per 100,000.

Travelers arriving from these...

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MASS.GOV Board of Health
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

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Date of Record: August 19, 2020:  New Influenza Vaccine Requirement - PRESS RELEASE from MDPH

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has added a new influenza vaccine requirement for all children 6 months of age and older atte...

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Press Release 08-19-20 Board of Health
Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Community-Level Data Reporting

Outline of the State of MA stating STOP THE SPREAD COVID-19

August 19, 2020: 

The Commonwealth is reporting enhanced community-level data on key COVID-19 metrics as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to partner with cities and towns to slow the spread of the virus.

Based on...

Read on...

COVID-19 Community-Level Data Interactive Map Board of Health
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Prevention - How to Keep Yourself and your Family Safe

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Handout Image. Protect yourself against this virus.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) have issued educational material regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) preve...

Read on...

EEE in Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Board of Health
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Announces Decrease on Gathering Limits to 50, New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 7, 2020

CONTACTAnisha Chakrabartianisha.chakrabarti@mass.gov

Terry MacCormack

terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Creates Cross-Agency Enforce...

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Board of Health
Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19: All MA Residents Must Wear a Mask in Public

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Board of Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Board of Health
Posted on: July 7, 2020

REMINDER: Notice Regarding Reusable Bag and Plastic Bag Use in Grocery and Retail Stores

REMINDER:  Effective September 1, 2020, the Town of Shrewsbury’s plastic bag reduction bylaw will be enforced.

Plastic Bags:

Effective July 1, 2017, The Town of Shrewsbury adopted a Plastic Bag Reduction by-law. 

Due to t...

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Plastic Bag Ban Reduction By-law flier Board of Health
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Board of Health
Posted on: December 31, 2019

How To Help Your Teen Quit Vaping

For more information, please click the Vaping Letter to Parents link below.

Vaping Letter to Parents Board of Health

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Weekly Report: 6 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 17, 2020 bringing the total to 393. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

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Press Release of September 24, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill a vacant term set to expire on March 31, 2021. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of (5) members appointed for two year terms a...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Special Town Meeting Warrant - September 29, 2020

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House o...

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September 29, 2020 Special Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Announces Decrease on Gathering Limits to 50, New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 7, 2020

CONTACTAnisha Chakrabartianisha.chakrabarti@mass.gov

Terry MacCormack

terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Creates Cross-Agency Enforce...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Board of Selectmen

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Senior Resource Guide Available Online

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging understands the struggles of finding contact information and connecting with the appropriate resources needed. For those reasons, we have created the Shrewsbury Senior Resource Guide, a comprehensive publication designed to...

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Senior Resource Guide Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it is extending designated Wednesday appointment hours for customers 75 years of age or older into October and to additional Service Center locations. This n...

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RMV Senior Days Flyer Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Senior Center Volunteer Opportunities

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The Council on Aging is seeking volunteers to help the Senior Center plan events and activities for our local seniors as well as research grants to procure funds for the Center. 

Volunteer Activity & Event Coordinator(s)

Research and contact po...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Senior Center Seeking Wheelchair Donations

The Shrewsbury Senior Center is seeking wheelchair donations. The Senior Center provides wheelchairs, walkers and other medical supplies to local seniors in need and is looking for additional self-propelled wheelchairs or transport chairs that are in good...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Last Chance for Farmers Market Coupons!

The Shrewsbury Senior Center still has farmers market coupons for eligible seniors 60+! Each booklet contains $25 worth of coupons that can be used at the Shrewsbury Farmers Market as well as many other farmer’s markets in Massachusetts through ...

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MassGrown Map Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 17, 2020

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program at the Senior Center

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The Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Elder Services of Worcester (ESWA) are part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

The Senior Center has been fortunate to be included in this program. In the past few months we’ve donated many...

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USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program Website Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Today is Connect & Assist Day!

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging has created the Connect & Assist program. The mission is to Connect with all seniors through various marketing techniques, such as newspapers, television, social media, brochures, bulletins, website, paper mail...

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Senior Resource Guide Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Intergenerational Engagement With Worcester State University and Central Mass Agency on Aging

Worcester State University, with the support of Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging, is working to reduce social isolation among the elderly population during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The goal of this project is to engage with the elderly population in th...

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Additional Info... Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 1, 2020

COA Sponsors September Grab and Go Meals

Grab and Go

For the month of September the Council on Aging will pay for ALL Grab and Go meal requests for Shrewsbury seniors 60 and over. We understand these are tough times and we are here for you. 

Call the senior center at 508-841-8640 to place your order...

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September Menu Council on Aging Department
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Connect and Assist Day- September 17th

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging has created the Connect & Assist program. The mission is to Connect with all seniors through various marketing techniques, such as newspapers, television, social media, brochures, bulletins, website, paper mail...

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Connect and Assist Day Video Council on Aging Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Grab & Go Hot Meals

COA Grab and Go

STARTING JULY 7th

Available Monday - Friday

REQUIRED name, address and DOB

MUST call 48 hours before to reserve a meal - 508-841-8640

Donation of $2.50 is suggested

Click here to see the menu online or feel free to call the Senior Center

Pick-up BEHIND Shrewsbu...

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July 2020 Grab & Go Menu Council on Aging Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 24, 2020

Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Drought Status

On behalf of MEMA’s Director, please see the message below.

Due to above normal temperatures throughout July and early August and more than three months of below normal rainfall, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharid...

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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

With the Town Hall closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Stormwater Permit Application process has been slightly disrupted. The DPW would like to remind applicants the standard requirements for obtaining a Stormwater Permit:

  • Physical copies of the appl...
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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

Solar array at water treatment plant

In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Click here for the project summary Department of Public Works (DPW)

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Electronic Voting Study Committee - Town Meeting Final Report

The Electronic Voting Study Committee review is complete, and their final report is ready for viewing.  Please follow the link provided to download a copy of the Committee's final report.

Link to Report Electronic Voting Study Committee

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

Welcome to the Shrewsbury Employee Intranet.  This area is still under construction.  Please check back often for more information.  

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Finance Committee
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Finance Committee

News Flash

Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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Fire Department

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Weekly Report: 6 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 17, 2020 bringing the total to 393. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Read on...

Press Release of September 24, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19: FREE Testing - Week of September 28, 2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO FIGHT THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19

 

UMass Memorial Healthcare is offering FREE COVID-19 community testing the week of September 28, 2020.  

Below, please find the testing sites in Worcester:

 

  • Monday, Septe...
Read on...

STOP THE SPREAD Health Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Health Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Updated Restaurant Guidance - Effective September 28, 2020

On September 22, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced revised safety standards for restaurants which will take effect on Monday, September 28, 2020. Restaurants remain subject to the previously issued, August 11, 2020 Safety Standards until the...

Read on...

Workplace Safety Standards for Restaurants Health Department
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) would like to hear from communities in an effort to better assist residents through the COVID-19 crisis. By taking this survey, you can help identify new solutions to community problems while providing ...

Read on...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Health Department
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

To be held in the Senior Center Parking lot located on 98 Maple Avenue. 

The market will run every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - for folks over 60 years of age and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the general public. ALL ARE WEL...

Read on...

Farmers Market Flier 2020 Health Department
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

Read on...

Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Health Department
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Governor Baker Proclaims September to be Emergency Preparedness Month in Massachusetts

During September, MEMA and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will share information on their respective social media accounts about emergency preparedness topics including emergency planning, building an emergency kit, preparing for disasters,...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 09-01-20 Health Department
Posted on: September 14, 2020

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY - October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful logo

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful hosts the annual Town Clean Up day and works with local groups to do smaller clean ups. 

We provide the bags, you provide the people power. Together we can Keep Shrewsbury Beautif...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: August 28, 2020

COVID-19: Traveler update from MEMA

Effective 12:01 am, August 29, 2020, CO, DE, PA and WV are removed from the higher risk state list for MA’s travel order due to decreases in these states’ positive test rates and cases per 100,000.

Travelers arriving from these...

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MASS.GOV Health Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19: All MA Residents Must Wear a Mask in Public

Cloth face coverings are a critical preventive measure and are most essential in times when social distancing is difficult. Even if you are outside, you must wear a face covering if you cannot safely meet the social distancing guidelines of six (6) feet.

C...

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

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Date of Record: August 19, 2020:  New Influenza Vaccine Requirement - PRESS RELEASE from MDPH

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has added a new influenza vaccine requirement for all children 6 months of age and older atte...

Read on...

Press Release 08-19-20 Health Department
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Prevention - How to Keep Yourself and your Family Safe

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Handout Image. Protect yourself against this virus.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) have issued educational material regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) preve...

Read on...

EEE in Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2020

REMINDER: Notice Regarding Reusable Bag and Plastic Bag Use in Grocery and Retail Stores

REMINDER:  Effective September 1, 2020, the Town of Shrewsbury’s plastic bag reduction bylaw will be enforced.

Plastic Bags:

Effective July 1, 2017, The Town of Shrewsbury adopted a Plastic Bag Reduction by-law. 

Due to the COVID-1...

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Plastic Bag Ban Reduction By-law flier Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Releases Enhanced Community Level Data on Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 11, 2020

CONTACTS:  Anisha Chakrabarti - anisha.chakrabarti@mass.gov    Terry MacCormack - terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Releases Enhanced Community Level Data on Spr...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Community-Level Data Reporting

Outline of the State of MA stating STOP THE SPREAD COVID-19

August 19, 2020: 

The Commonwealth is reporting enhanced community-level data on key COVID-19 metrics as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to partner with cities and towns to slow the spread of the virus.

Based on...

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COVID-19 Community-Level Data Interactive Map Health Department
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

covid-19 Coronavirus

As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Health Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 13, 2020

Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Highway Permits

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing innovative, up-to-date, and efficient services, the Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works will migrate the HIghway permitting process to ViewPoint and join the effort started by the Building Inspector...

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Highway Department
Posted on: July 10, 2020

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

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WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am

WHEN: 

  1. Saturday, June 13th - COMPLETE

  2. Saturday, July 11th - COMPLETE

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th

*IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • LEAV...
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Yard Waste Drop-off Highway Department
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Resurfacing and Miscellaneous Roadway Paving Project

                                              &a...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

New fee schedules for Driveway, Trench on private property and Road Opening Permits have been in effect since January 1, 2019. Click here to see more details.

Click here for more details

Highway Department

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Notice from the Water and Sewer Division - Unidirectional Flushing to Resume on 9/28

Hydrant Flushing Photo

Contractor, Hydra Tech, is scheduled to continue the unidirectional flushing program on Monday, September 28, 2020.  When the unidirectional flushing program was developed, the Town was divided into 12 zones to make managing the program easier. H...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: May 11, 2020

September 25, 2020 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project

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J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020, and has installed approximately 8,300 linear feet of new 6-inch and 8-inch sewer force main from Lake Street to the Worcester city line and on Arrowwood Drive. Installation...

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Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Home
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Potential for Discolored Water on Friday 9/25

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The Town’s contractor for the Route 20 Sewer Project, J.L Raymaakers, will be pressure testing the new sewer force main on Route 20 today.  They will need to use a hydrant at the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Route 20 to fill the newly insta...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Weekly Report: 6 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 17, 2020 bringing the total to 393. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

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Press Release of September 24, 2020 Home
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19: FREE Testing - Week of September 28, 2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO FIGHT THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19

 

UMass Memorial Healthcare is offering FREE COVID-19 community testing the week of September 28, 2020.  

Below, please find the testing sites in Worcester:

 

  • Monday, Septe...
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STOP THE SPREAD Home
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) would like to hear from communities in an effort to better assist residents through the COVID-19 crisis. By taking this survey, you can help identify new solutions to community problems while providing ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Updated Restaurant Guidance - Effective September 28, 2020

On September 22, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced revised safety standards for restaurants which will take effect on Monday, September 28, 2020. Restaurants remain subject to the previously issued, August 11, 2020 Safety Standards until the...

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Workplace Safety Standards for Restaurants Home
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY - October 3, 2020

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TOWN CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful hosts the annual Town Clean Up day and works with local groups to do smaller clean ups. 

We provide the bags, you provide the people power. Together we can Keep Shrewsbury Beautif...

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Home
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill a vacant term set to expire on March 31, 2021. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of (5) members appointed for two year terms a...

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Home
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

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Date of Record: August 19, 2020:  New Influenza Vaccine Requirement - PRESS RELEASE from MDPH

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has added a new influenza vaccine requirement for all children 6 months of age and older atte...

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Press Release 08-19-20 Home
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Home
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

To be held in the Senior Center Parking lot located on 98 Maple Avenue. 

The market will run every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - for folks over 60 years of age and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the general public. ALL ARE WEL...

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Farmers Market Flier 2020 Home
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Governor Baker Proclaims September to be Emergency Preparedness Month in Massachusetts

During September, MEMA and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will share information on their respective social media accounts about emergency preparedness topics including emergency planning, building an emergency kit, preparing for disasters,...

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PRESS RELEASE 09-01-20 Home
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Selectmen Selections - August 2020

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

COVID-19: Traveler update from MEMA

Effective 12:01 am, August 29, 2020, CO, DE, PA and WV are removed from the higher risk state list for MA’s travel order due to decreases in these states’ positive test rates and cases per 100,000.

Travelers arriving from these...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Highway Permits

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing innovative, up-to-date, and efficient services, the Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works will migrate the HIghway permitting process to ViewPoint and join the effort started by the Building Inspector...

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Home
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Drought Status

On behalf of MEMA’s Director, please see the message below.

Due to above normal temperatures throughout July and early August and more than three months of below normal rainfall, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharid...

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Home
Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Community-Level Data Reporting

Outline of the State of MA stating STOP THE SPREAD COVID-19

August 19, 2020: 

The Commonwealth is reporting enhanced community-level data on key COVID-19 metrics as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to partner with cities and towns to slow the spread of the virus.

Based on...

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COVID-19 Community-Level Data Interactive Map Home
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Announces Decrease on Gathering Limits to 50, New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 7, 2020

CONTACTAnisha Chakrabartianisha.chakrabarti@mass.gov

Terry MacCormack

terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Creates Cross-Agency Enforce...

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Home
Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19: All MA Residents Must Wear a Mask in Public

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Home
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Prevention - How to Keep Yourself and your Family Safe

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Handout Image. Protect yourself against this virus.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) have issued educational material regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) preve...

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EEE in Massachusetts Home
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Home
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Town Meeting Information - August 8, 2020

Town Meeting

The following information has been mailed to Town Meeting Members for the Saturday August 8, 2020 Annual Town Meeting:

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Home
Posted on: July 7, 2020

REMINDER: Notice Regarding Reusable Bag and Plastic Bag Use in Grocery and Retail Stores

REMINDER:  Effective September 1, 2020, the Town of Shrewsbury’s plastic bag reduction bylaw will be enforced.

Plastic Bags:

Effective July 1, 2017, The Town of Shrewsbury adopted a Plastic Bag Reduction by-law. 

Due to t...

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Plastic Bag Ban Reduction By-law flier Home
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Home
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Masks for Shrewsbury Businesses in Need

Attention Shrewsbury Businesses.  We are proud to announce that an anonymous donor provided the town with a limited supply of surgical masks for businesses in need.  Please reach out to the Town Manager’s office at 508-841-8508...

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Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Home
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury&...

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Home
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Home
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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Home
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

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Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Home
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Home
Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Prevention - How to Keep Yourself and your Family Safe

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Handout Image. Protect yourself against this virus.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) have issued educational material regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) preve...

Read on...

EEE in Massachusetts Mosquitoes and Ticks
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Mosquitoes and Ticks
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Mosquitoes and Ticks

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

To be held in the Senior Center Parking lot located on 98 Maple Avenue. 

The market will run every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - for folks over 60 years of age and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the general public. ALL ARE WEL...

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Farmers Market Flier 2020 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 14, 2020

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY - October 3, 2020

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TOWN CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful hosts the annual Town Clean Up day and works with local groups to do smaller clean ups. 

We provide the bags, you provide the people power. Together we can Keep Shrewsbury Beautif...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19: All MA Residents Must Wear a Mask in Public

Cloth face coverings are a critical preventive measure and are most essential in times when social distancing is difficult. Even if you are outside, you must wear a face covering if you cannot safely meet the social distancing guidelines of six (6) feet.

C...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Picnic Pavilion Rentals on hold due to Covid-19

At this time picnic pavilion reservations are on hold thru Labor Day weekend.

We are not taking any reservations at this time and will make a decision about issuing fall permits near the end of August.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Police Station & Municipal Campus Building Committee

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

TOWN CLEAN UP DAY - October 3, 2020

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TOWN CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful hosts the annual Town Clean Up day and works with local groups to do smaller clean ups. 

We provide the bags, you provide the people power. Together we can Keep Shrewsbury Beautif...

Read on...

Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Solid Waste & Recycling

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Town Clerk

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Town Finances
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Town Finances
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

Read on...

Town Finances

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Weekly Report: 6 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 17, 2020 bringing the total to 393. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

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Press Release of September 24, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill a vacant term set to expire on March 31, 2021. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of (5) members appointed for two year terms a...

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Town Manager
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Town Manager
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Announces Decrease on Gathering Limits to 50, New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 7, 2020

CONTACTAnisha Chakrabartianisha.chakrabarti@mass.gov

Terry MacCormack

terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Creates Cross-Agency Enforce...

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Town Manager
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

Read on...

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Town Manager
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
Read on...

Town Manager
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

Read on...

Town Manager
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Town Manager
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

Read on...

June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

Read on...

Town Manager
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

Read on...

Town Manager
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Announces Price Increase to “Pay-as-You-Throw” Trash Program

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SHREWSBURY — Town Manager Kevin Mizikar reports that the Town of Shrewsbury is raising fees for its “Pay-as-You-Throw” trash removal program.

Currently, approximately 57% of the cost of the program is subsidized by municipal t...

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2020 PAYT Rate Increase Report & Details Town Manager

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Special Town Meeting Information - September 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on September 29, 2020:

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 64 Holden Street, Shrewsbury High School Field House or on the grounds t...

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Town Moderator

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2020

Online Billing Instructional Video

To assist those interested in paying municipal bills online, the Treasurer’s office has developed an instructional video as to how to pay a Utility bill online through UNIPAY, the Town’s online payment portal.  UNIPAY Instruct...

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Pay Online Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

Read on...

Treasurer's Office

News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Notice from the Water and Sewer Division - Unidirectional Flushing to Resume on 9/28

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Contractor, Hydra Tech, is scheduled to continue the unidirectional flushing program on Monday, September 28, 2020.  When the unidirectional flushing program was developed, the Town was divided into 12 zones to make managing the program easier. H...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

September 25, 2020 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project

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J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020, and has installed approximately 8,300 linear feet of new 6-inch and 8-inch sewer force main from Lake Street to the Worcester city line and on Arrowwood Drive. Installation...

Read on...

Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Potential for Discolored Water on Friday 9/25

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The Town’s contractor for the Route 20 Sewer Project, J.L Raymaakers, will be pressure testing the new sewer force main on Route 20 today.  They will need to use a hydrant at the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Route 20 to fill the newly insta...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury&...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

Solar array at water treatment plant

In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

Read on...

Click here for the project summary Water & Sewer Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill a vacant term set to expire on March 31, 2021. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of (5) members appointed for two year terms a...

Read on...

Zoning Board of Appeals